23 Feb '12, 11am

Thx! Picton Brothers LEED Platinum Home I like this website some great green home designs

Thx! Picton Brothers LEED Platinum Home I like this website some great green home designs

This beautiful and traditional home is the first LEED Platinum home in Connecticut. The three bedroom and two bathroom home was designed/built by Jim and Mark Picton, or Picton Brothers, LLC , and was profiled last month by the new folks at GreenBuildingAdvisor . It's the kind of home that prioritizes design first and expensive green technology second. Picton Brothers went with a super-insulated envelope — R40 in the walls and R60 in the roof — which definitely helped the home earn a HERS score of 30, Five Star + Energy Star rating, and of course, the LEED Platinum certification. Check out some of this home's other green elements:

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2009/04/picton-brothers-leed-p...

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